Walgreens installs safe medication disposal kiosks at its pharmacies across 21 states

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the first national effort of its kind by a retailer, Walgreens has installed safe medication disposal kiosks at 288 pharmacies across 21 states and Washington D.C. Walgreens is now more than halfway toward its goal, announced in February, of installing medication disposal kiosks at 500 locations around […]

Nordstrom Rack to open at The Centre at Preston Ridge in Frisco, Texas

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at The Centre at Preston Ridge in Frisco, Texas. The approximately 33,000-square-foot store is scheduled to open in fall 2017. The property is owned by Brixmor Property Group. Nordstrom Rack will join Saks OFF 5TH, T.J. […]

New partnership brings Holland & Barrett health and wellbeing products in Tesco stores across the UK

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco and Holland & Barrett have today announced an exciting new partnership to introduce a health and wellbeing ‘store in store’ format in a number of Tesco stores across the UK. The new partnership follows Tesco’s successful introduction of several Arcadia sites in its larger stores last year […]

Carrefour opened its 24th Market in Taiwan

Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — At the end of June, Carrefour Taiwan opened its 24th Market in the municipality of Kaohsiung in south-western Taiwan, bringing the total number of stores up to 87. This new 514 m² retail outlet has a wide range of fresh produce, as well as a non-food counter. It […]

Carrefour Italy opens its latest hypermarket in Nichelino

Turin, Italy, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ —On 19 July, Carrefour Italy opened its latest hypermarket in Nichelino, south-west of Turin. This new retail outlet boasts a broad range of products, as well as numerous services. This store has a sales area of 7500 m² and is open every day, from 8 AM to midnight. […]

Amazon announces plans for new fulfillment center in Romeoville, Illinois

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for a new fulfillment center in Romeoville, Illinois.Amazon employees at the more than 750,000 square-foot fulfillment center will pick, pack and ship large items to customers such as big-screen televisions, sports equipment or kayaks, for example. “We are excited to add this new fulfillment […]

Amazon announces partnership with the UK Government to explore delivery of parcels by drones

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon has today announced a partnership with the UK Government to explore the steps needed to make the delivery of parcels by small drones a reality, allowing Amazon to trial new methods of testing its delivery systems. A cross-Government team supported by the UK Civil Aviation Authority […]

Amazon to open its seventh Texas fulfillment center in Houston

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its seventh Texas fulfillment center in Houston. Amazon currently employs more than 10,000 full-time hourly associates at its five operating Texas fulfillment centers and plans to create 1,000 more full-time positions at the new Houston site. Elsewhere in the Lone […]

Moët Hennessy and LVMH partnership with Solar Impulse reached an amazing achievement as the first solar aircraft completes its round-the-world flight

Abu Dhabi, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — On July 24, Solar Impulse took off from Cairo for the final leg on its round-the-world flight. The first aircraft powered only by solar energy arrived last evening in Abu Dhabi, where it began this amazing adventure in March 2015. This groundbreaking initiative has been supported by Moët […]

Basque Culinary Center y EROSKI premiarán la innovación gastronómica con productos locales

Donostia-San Sebastián, España, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — El “Premio BCC-EROSKI Saria” arranca este año su quinta edición que busca reconocer la innovación gastronómica a partir de alimentos de tradición local. Este certamen, que arranca en 2012 impulsado por ambas entidades, tiene como objetivo reconocer y premiar a los cocineros y cocineras que promocionan los […]

SONIC® Drive-In launches its new Island Breeze Frozen Drinks

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ —  SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC), your Ultimate Drink Stop®, launches its new Island Breeze Frozen Drinks to add more options to its famous drink lineup. With flavors inspired by tropical favorites, a tropical getaway is as close as your local drive-in. Kick back, relax and feel the island […]

H&M unveils the first three looks from the KENZO x H&M collection

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M is pleased to reveal the first three looks from the KENZO x H&M collection, each bursting with the print, colour and individuality that define the collaboration. The look book images have been shot on a variety of artists, young creatives and influencers, each an ambassador for KENZO […]

IKEA U.S. ‘Feeding the Future’ program raised over $350,000 during its June campaign

Conshohocken, PA, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Now in its third year, the IKEA U.S. ‘Feeding the Future’ campaign raised over $350,000 during its June campaign. These donations will help provide more than 3.8 million meals for children and families in local IKEA communities through Feeding America®, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief organization. IKEA U.S. […]

The NRF Foundation announces 25 semi-finalists for the Ray Greenly Scholarship

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The NRF Foundation today announced 25 semi-finalists for the Ray Greenly Scholarship, which provides financial support to students pursuing degrees in fields related to digital retailing. Five finalists will be announced at Retail’s Digital Summit in Dallas in September, with four students receiving a $10,000 scholarship each and one […]

NRF: retail sales for 2016 are now expected to grow 3.4 percent over last year

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — With increases in consumer spending expected to remain solid during the remainder of the year, the National Retail Federation today said retail sales for 2016 are now expected to grow 3.4 percent over last year rather than the 3.1 percent forecast earlier. Online and other non-store sales, which are […]

RLC and NRF asks the full court to hold rehearing of NLRB decision to approve micro-unions within a single store

Arlington , VA, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Litigation Center and the National Retail Federation this week filed a joint friend of the court brief in the case of Macy’s Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board currently before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. The brief asks the full court […]

Whole Foods Market and Instacart launch delivery service in San Diego

SAN DIEGO , 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market and Instacart have expanded their partnership, launching this week in San Diego, building on the 24 existing metros where consumers use Instacart’s delivery service to order from Whole Foods Market stores. Using Instacart, San Diego residents can now purchase and have their groceries delivered […]

Join Wegmans’ outdoor festival at the Pittsford store as it celebrates its 100th Anniversary

ROCHESTER, NY, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — WHAT: Celebrate Wegmans 100th Anniversary at the Pittsford Wegmans. This fun outdoor festival will feature a DJ, product demonstrations, live music, several contests, children’s activities and much more. WHEN: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday July 28, 2016 WHERE: Wegmans Pittsford 3195 Monroe Ave. Rochester, NY […]

Rite Aid brings all the essentials to help students prepare for school

Camp Hill, Pa., 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The start of the new school year is around the corner and Rite Aid’s 4,600 stores nationwide are stocked with all the essentials to help students prepare. With a variety of products from lunchboxes, to dormitory needs, school supplies, tablets and more, Rite Aid is prepared to […]

Poultry from the U.S. returns to Commissaries in South Korea this August

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commissary shoppers in South Korea will see uncooked poultry from the U.S. returning to commissary shelves starting in late August. This news comes as a result of changes to South Korea’s poultry embargo that had restricted the entry of uncooked poultry from the U.S. nearly nonstop since […]

Prada sets foot in one of the most exclusive shopping enclaves in Zurich, Switzerland

Milan, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Prada establishes a commanding presence in Zurich with a new boutique on the legendary Bahnhofstrasse; one of the most exclusive shopping enclaves in Switzerland. The new space covers a total area of approximately 1,100 square meters over three floors and offers collections for both men and women. In design, […]

Shop Direct brings in McKinsey & Company junior partner Assi Gol to lead its customer intelligence teams

Liverpool,UK, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer, has announced its third data-focused senior appointment in under a month, bringing in McKinsey & Company junior partner Assi Gol to lead its customer intelligence teams. Assi, who will take up the position of customer intelligence director in September 2016, […]

Barnes & Noble: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Expected to Be Barnes & Noble’s Biggest Selling Book of the Year

New York, NY, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts I & II is the Company’s most pre-ordered book since Harry Potter and the […]

G-III Apparel Group to acquire Donna Karan International (parent company of the Donna Karan and DKNY brands) from LVMH

New York, NY and Paris, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ:GIII), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of branded apparel and accessories, and LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH.PA), the world’s leading high quality products group, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which G-III will […]

Speedway selects NCR’s OPTIC pay–at–the–pump terminals for their 2,770 stores in 22 states

EMV–ready hardware & software solution enables leading convenience retailer to enhance the customer experience. Duluth, GA, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation, a global leader in omni–channel solutions, and Speedway LLC (Speedway), the nation’s second largest company–owned–and–operated convenience retailer, today announced Speedway’s selection of NCR’s OPTIC pay–at–the–pump terminals for their 2,770 stores in 22 […]